Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

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Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby Sekal » Wed Nov 21, 2012 5:50 pm

Is anyone going? I'm thinking 10am till 2pm. Should be good before turkey!
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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby Pier » Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:00 pm

I will be there in the early am if there is not too much W in it.
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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby snowball » Wed Nov 21, 2012 6:03 pm

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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby xwindsurf » Wed Nov 21, 2012 8:02 pm

A temp shock coming straight from the SPI trip but if it stick, what the heck, still better now than in 2 weeks! 11 am?
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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby billjohnson8872 » Wed Nov 21, 2012 8:14 pm

I'm in at kegan around 10ish.
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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby xwindsurf » Wed Nov 21, 2012 8:52 pm

DW to Zion if thing look up? Or is this just too much for the late fall?
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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby WaWaZat » Thu Nov 22, 2012 8:45 am

A bit of a temp shock indeed Tom but how can we pass up a Keegs T-Giving brunch?! Leaving soon to give thanks w/the Chi crew!!
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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby ssauve66 » Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:27 am

havn't been in the big lake in two years! a little thanksgiving kiting is about the only way to top the morning football game tradition. so i'm a bit rusty around here whose going and hows it blowing? i'm looking at 18-23 knots on the waukeegan harbor reading, is that one still off? im in for the thanksgiving downwinder!!!
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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby IGFW » Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:32 am

8:15am keegs closed, power line down across the road, stopped by police
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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby xwindsurf » Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:33 am

Bummer. Plan B?
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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby ssauve66 » Thu Nov 22, 2012 9:45 am

oooooo maaaaan. any chance they'll open it up in an hour or two?
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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby WaWaZat » Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:20 am

Seriously?! Too much West for Zion. Now what?!
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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby xwindsurf » Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:25 am

Can a native with a nice voice can Kegs Police Dept., and ask for an update?
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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby WaWaZat » Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:33 am

There's another way in just north. don't have any specifics and am still in route. Thanks to Pier for the recon!
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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby IGFW » Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:42 am

Asked the officer, road closed yesterday 10pm, maybe in 2 or 3 hours will be open
He is not sure, there is another route a little bit north, still no access another officer
sitting over there,
going back home and kill the bird,
happy thanksgiving to all
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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby ssauve66 » Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:46 am

any body get in yet? im loadin up the car!
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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby IGFW » Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:52 am

Walked down in keegs harborpier
the wind getting to west too,
Waiting for tomorrow at miller,
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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby WaWaZat » Thu Nov 22, 2012 10:53 am

just received confirmation from Pier that he is in and the only 1 there. Required a little bit of creative navigating. 30 min away!
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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby Pier » Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:08 am

Ok guys, it's blowing a nice SSW and it's warm, get your ass here.

make a right on Dahringer road right before the gate to the power plant.

Then keep going left on the gravel road and you will get back on seahorse dr.

Can't put the map pictures with my phone in here.

See ya soon
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Re: Waukegan 11/22/12 Thanksgiving

Postby ssauve66 » Thu Nov 22, 2012 11:16 am

well done! see you at the beach!
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